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Over 450 Formerly Homeless People Now Have Housing Due to State Program, Hochul Says

Over 450 Formerly Homeless People Now Have Housing Due to State Program, Hochul Says

The Safe Options Support program also connected over 300 people to emergency medical, psychiatric and substance abuse care.
New DEP Technology to Pinpoint Flood Fixes in NYC

New DEP Technology to Pinpoint Flood Fixes in NYC

The DEP's new hydraulic model will also eventually incorporate hundreds of sensors that will monitor stormwater flow levels in real time.
Bensonhurst Rallies Against Homeless Shelter at City Hall

Bensonhurst Rallies Against Homeless Shelter at City Hall

Hundreds of people protested the opening of a single, adult male shelter on 86th Street.
NYC Tourism Approaches Full Recovery From Pandemic, DiNapoli Says

NYC Tourism Approaches Full Recovery From Pandemic, DiNapoli Says

Domestic travelers have returned to New York, according to State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
Sheepshead Bay Science Team Heads to Olympiad Nationals This Weekend

Sheepshead Bay Science Team Heads to Olympiad Nationals This Weekend

I.S. 98 is the first New York City public school to qualify for the National Science Olympiad Tournament.
Adams Defends NYPD's Response in Pro-Palestinian Protest in Bay Ridge

Adams Defends NYPD's Response in Pro-Palestinian Protest in Bay Ridge

The mayor also came under scrutiny for his conversation with pro-Israeli business leaders during his weekly press briefing.
Students to Start New School Year With OMNY Cards

Students to Start New School Year With OMNY Cards

The MTA is trying to speed up the phase out of MetroCards.
NY OKs Construction of Offshore Wind Farm, Energy Will Be Piped Into Brooklyn

NY OKs Construction of Offshore Wind Farm, Energy Will Be Piped Into Brooklyn

The 810MW Empire Wind 1 project will provide enough renewable electricity to power 388,000 homes.
Housing Lottery Opens For Units in Brighton Beach, Bed-Stuy, Williamsburg

Housing Lottery Opens For Units in Brighton Beach, Bed-Stuy, Williamsburg

There are three Brooklyn buildings with affordable housing units available via lottery.
City to Start Evicting Single Adult Migrants Who Hit 30-Day Shelter Limit

City to Start Evicting Single Adult Migrants Who Hit 30-Day Shelter Limit

About 250 single adults currently staying in emergency shelters will likely be forced to leave this week, according to City Hall.